The European Volunteer Centre (CEV) has announced as candidates the Italian city of Asti, the Maltese Birgu, the Portuguese Oeiras and the Norwegian municipality of Trondheim.
CEV has announced the candidates for the European Volunteering Capital 2023. The municipalities that compete for this title are Asti (Italy), Birgu (Malta), Oeiras (Portugal) and Trondheim (Norway). This title awards municipalities who promote and support volunteering and solidarity, further developing the volunteering activity and infrastructure at local level.
The candidatures can be followed online at #EVCapital2023 and the winner will be announced in the Europe House Berlin on 14 December 2021.
The information provided in the application form and video will count as 70% of the final score allocated to each candidate. 30% of the score will be allocated based on the presentation of the candidature during the Candidates Reception in Berlin.
The awarded municipality is chosen from the candidates by an international jury of key personalities connected with volunteering, representing civil society, the private, for-profit sector, as well as the EU institutions.
The winning municipality will be granted the title of European Volunteering Capital 2023 and will be promoted throughout Europe and beyond. The winners from the previous editions are Gdansk (2022), Berlin (2021), Padova (2020), Kosice (2019), Aarhus (2018), Sligo (2017), London (2016),
Lisbon (2015) and Barcelona (2014).